Introduction includes I. George Paton. II. Extracts from Paton's correspondence with Thomas Percy referring to David Herd's collection. III. David Herd's life and personality (David Herd and Cape Club, Fergusson and the Cape Club, Burns in Edinburgh, Herd and Scott, etc.) IV. Bibliographical notes (p. 65-76) V. Description of David Herd's mss. (p. 76-88)
Evidence reported by Alyson-Wieczorek for item songsfromdavidhe00herd on May 12, 2008: no visible notice of copyright; stated date is 1904.